Opelika police identify suspect in Walmart theft investigation

(Source: Opelika Police Department)
Published: May. 10, 2022 at 9:06 AM EDT|Updated: May. 15, 2022 at 2:44 PM EDT
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OPELIKA, Ala. (WTVM) - Opelika police have identified a suspect in a Walmart theft investigation.

Two days after seeking the public’s assistance on the woman’s identity, police say they received several tips.

Authorities say security camera footage shows the woman with dark red hair entering the Pepperell Parkway retailer shortly after 2 p.m. on April 22.

According to police, she is seen carrying several reusable shopping bags and attempting to leave the store with more than $970 in merchandise. Police say she left the scene in a dark-color passenger car.

The suspect’s name was not released and Opelika police say charges are pending.

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